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Dengue death toll now 26
BY CARLA GOMEZ

Dengue cases and deaths in Negros Occidental continue to increase and remain above the epidemic threshold, a Provincial Health Office report showed yesterday.

The dengue fever surveillance report from January 1 to September 3 showed the death toll having increased from 16 to 18, Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, Negros Occidental provincial health officer, said.

The dengue deaths reached 18 with one new fatality in Bago City and another in Talisay City.

Talisay City now has three dengue deaths, while Bago City has two. Earlier, it was also reported that San Carlos, La Carlota and Silay cities had two dengue deaths each, while EB Magalona, Hinigaran, Hinobaan, La Castellana, Moises Padilla, Murcia and Sagay City had one death each.

Bacolod City has also 8 reported dengue deaths.

The number of dengue cases in Negros Occidental, excluding Bacolod City, also increased to 3,693, or a 190 percent hike compared to the number of cases in the same period last year, the PHO report showed.

Silay City continued to have the highest number of dengue cases at 374, followed by Talisay City with 303, Bago City with 302, Himamaylan City – 285, Cauayan – 266, Kabankalan City – 255, Isabela – 208, La Carlota City – 159, San Carlos City – 151, Hinoba-an – 116, Sipalay City – 106;

Binalbagan – 100, Sagay City – 89, Hinigaran – 86, Victorias City – 85, Murcia – 83, Pontevedra – 81, E.B. Magalona – 78, Ilog – 77, Valladolid – 71, Moises Padilla – 57, San Enrique – 56, Calatrava – 49, Cadiz City – 47, Manapla – 42, La Castellana – 38, Salvador Benedicto – 38, Escalante City – 35, Candoni – 23, Pulupandan – 18, and Toboso – 15.*CPG

 

 

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